Ketogenic diets treat mental illness – Part 2

Ketones heal the brain. BHB (a ketone type) modulates neurotransmitter balance. This is just one of many mechanisms that reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. Ketogenic diets are amazing for mental health. Modulation of neurotransmitters (NT) allow your brain cells to: Produce more GABA upregulation of the calming “I got this” NT Reduce Glutamate downregulationContinue reading “Ketogenic diets treat mental illness – Part 2”

Ketogenic diets treat mental illness – Part 1

Ketones heal the brain BHB (a ketone type) promotes the repolarizing of neuronal membranes. This is just one of many mechanisms that reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. Ketogenic diets are amazing for mental health Optimized repolarization of neuronal membranes allows your brain cells to: accumulate nutrients reject harmful substances catalyze enzymatic reactions (does everything!)Continue reading “Ketogenic diets treat mental illness – Part 1”

Ketogenic diets for age-related cognitive decline

Age-related cognitive decline can at least be partially reversed with the ketogenic diet This has been seen on fMRI indicating a relationship between neurocognitive and energy utilization. If you are between the ages of 50-70 years of age you can take a short 15-minute test of cognitive functioning here: https://foodforthebrain.org/test-your-cognitive-function-today/ Important note: Do not relyContinue reading “Ketogenic diets for age-related cognitive decline”